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Women of the Woods

Oct 23, 2021 9:30AM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Tap into the serenity of a day filled with nature and the comradery of women. We will enjoy a leisurely two mile hike through the woods looking for signs of plants, animals, and the change of seasons. A catered, gourmet lunch will be shared at the historic Riggleman House, located on Jug Bay’s newest property,…

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The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Kayaking through History

Oct 23, 2021 10:00AM—2:00PM

Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join MA Stephanie Sperling, an expert archaeologist from Prince George’s County Patuxent River Park, in a kayaking expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River from early occupations over 10,000 years ago to historic times. Stephanie will share how these archaeological sites inform us about past ways of life along…

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FREE Friday Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Oct 22, 2021 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the Marsh Boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! A brief history of the Sanctuary will be included. Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and is free with the $6 vehicle entrance fee to the…

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Field Work Fridays

Oct 22, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations ,

Every Friday Year Round Various locations Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals,…

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Deer Management at GNP

Oct 22, 2021 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve

Glendening Nature Preserve will be CLOSED all day for deer management. The entrances at both Plummer Lane and Wrighton Road will be closed to the public.

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Deer Management at GNP

Oct 20, 2021 9:00AM—5:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve

Glendening Nature Preserve will be CLOSED all day for deer management. The entrances at both Plummer Lane and Wrighton Road will be closed to the public.

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Pollinator Wednesday 

Oct 20, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay's - Emory Waters Nature Preserve  6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Join Jug Bay staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am – 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build…

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Skulls and Bones

Oct 16, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

Glendening Nature Preserve 5702 Plummer Lane Lothian, MD 20711

Get in the Halloween spirit on this easy walk through our autumn woods. We’ll learn about animal bones, scavengers, and the cycle of life. Meet at the picnic tables behind the white house. All ages welcome but more appropriate for children 6 and older. Fee: $5 per person. Registration and current health guidelines required.

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Mysteries of the Marsh – Fall Foliage Canoe – CANCELLED

Oct 16, 2021 2:00PM—6:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

CANCELLED – The marsh is getting ready to go dormant for the year, but is not finished yet! We’ll look for late season flowers, migratory birds, beaver, otter, and other wildlife. Children must be at least 7 years old. Children under 13 must be accompanied by two paddling adults. The child will sit in the…

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Stream Water Chemistry

Oct 16, 2021 9:30AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free.…

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